Wednesday , February 1 2023

Deputy Fire Chief – Santa Fe Fire Department Jobs

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION, MANAGES DAILY OPERATIONS OF THE ROSWELL FIRE DEPARTMENT (RFD), AND PROVIDES MANAGEMENT OVERSIGHT OF DIVISION CHIEFS, INCLUDING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS), TRAINING & SAFETY, AND BATTALION OPERATIONS; DELEGATES TASKS AND MANAGES CHAIN OF COMMAND; ASSURES DEPARTMENT’S COMPLIANCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS, AND CITY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; AND PROVIDES ADMINISTRATIVE AND EXECUTIVE SUPPORT TO THE FIRE CHIEF.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages a variety of annual events and special programs for improved community relations; develops community outreach activities to promote RFD programs.
  • Evaluates RFD operations, and identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods, priorities, policies, and procedures; reviews trends in firefighting and emergency services, and develops recommendations; investigates and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
  • Coordinates the planning, management, and evaluation of the RFD operating plans; meets with staff to discuss and resolve priorities, workload, and technical issues; analyzes workload trends, and recommends staffing and assignment adjustments.
  • Performs a variety of administrative activities including budget management, scheduling, and personnel issues; orders supplies and materials, maintains inventories, and assures that adequate materials, supplies, and tools are available.
  • Assumes command of major incidents and emergencies as appropriate, and coordinates actions with other agencies; directs strategies, tactics, and deployment of personnel to achieve the on-scene priorities of personal safety, incident stabilization, and property conservation.
  • Reviews, approves, and summarizes daily activity reports, and material and equipment usage reports.
  • Supervises assigned staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks and projects; oversees staff training, develops skills, and conducts performance evaluations; works with employees to correct performance deficiencies; assigns work, and reviews the work performed to assure that work assignments are completed according to RFD procedures and quality standards.
  • Plans and manages daily operations of the Roswell Fire Department (RFD); provides management oversight of Division Chiefs, including
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Training & Safety, Fire Marshal, and Battalion Operations; assures Department’s activities are in compliance with state and federal laws, and City policies and procedures; represents RFD Fire Chief at meetings as directed.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Roswell and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Promoting and enforcing safe work practices.
  • Making independent decisions, maintaining composure, and working effectively under stressful conditions and emergency situations.
  • Managing the maintenance and repair of firefighting facilities, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Recognizing the construction, contents, and occupancy of buildings and other emergency incident scenes in order to apply appropriate firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical techniques.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, and working as a team member with other emergency services agencies.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Supervising staff, prioritizing multiple tasks and projects, delegating tasks and authority, and evaluating staff performance.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
  • Operating and maintaining computer and communications equipment.
  • Assuming command-level responsibilities, and coordinating firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical services under complex emergency conditions.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Age: open
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Associate’s Degree in Fire Science, Emergency Medicine, or Public Administration is preferred.
  • Experience: Eight years’ experience as a full time paid Firefighter. Two of the eight years must be as a company officer and/or Chief Officer.

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Santa Fe, NM, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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